Michael Marmot: leader in the social determinants of health

  title={Michael Marmot: leader in the social determinants of health},
  author={Sarah Boseley},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • S. Boseley
  • Published 8 November 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet

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